Beauty

Beauty snippets: Nars nails, Clinique, YSL, Carol Joy, Faberge, hotel beauty




I really need to hurry up and get my hands on the Thakoon for Nars nail collection. Inspired by Indian festivals (when is Tim Walker going to do a Holi-themed shoot?), there are six of these searing bright colours to try. (Hmmm, in the UK the red is mysteriously missing…) [EDIT: OK Hafsa just pointed out in the comments that the red is exclusive to the Nars site. Clever!] (more…)



Something about Mathilde Laurent…




At Cartier’s launch for its new Declaration d’un Soir men’s fragrance yesterday (on sale October), I met in-house ‘nose’ Mathilde Laurent, a self proclaimed neo punk. “I like to listen to The Cure and Siouxie and the Banshees really really loudly in the office!” she revealed when discussing how she goes about her working day. (more…)



Buy it now: Summer days






News just in: summer has arrived – cue Stella beach stripes, Mary Katrantzou florals and Carven zigzags. But let’s not forget the inevitable nightly chills, hence a Kenzo sweater and Chloe boots. Plus Essie fuschia nails and Prism sunglasses to finish…

ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT:
TOP: Stella McCartney shorts, £475; Prism sunglasses, £265; Essie nail polish, £7.99
MIDDLE: Natan shoes, £249; Mary Katrantzou jacket, £1,404; Lanvin bracelet, £359
BOTTOM: Kenzo sweater, £365; Chloe boots, £815; Carven shirt, £355

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